Cytogenetic quantitation of chromosomal breakage in response to diepoxybutane (DEB) and mitomycin C (MMC).
Diagnosis of Fanconi Anemia (FA)
Interpretive report provided.
2 - 3 weeks
- Fanconi Anemia
- DEB (diepoxybutane) Test
- MMC (mitomycin C) Test
- Fanconi Anemia by DEB
Collect specimen in a green top tube (sodium heparin). Send 20 mL (minimum 3 mL) intact specimen at room temperature. Skin biopsy specimens are also acceptable. Specimens are accepted by MLabs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday only (specimen must be received by MLabs by 6:00 pm). Specimen must be accompanied by a Dana Farber consent form (available from MLabs) signed by the ordering physician.
Test sent to Dana Farber Cancer Institute.